Pearl Name Meaning & Origin

Pearl

Pronunciation: PERL (key)

Origin of the name Pearl:

Derived from the vocabulary word pearl which denotes the milky-colored gem that is formed inside certain oysters.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Pearle, Perla

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Pearl and Perla are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters (as well as having the same meaning)

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Pearl Bailey, American singer and actress
Pearl S. Buck, Pulitzer prize-winning American author
Minnie Pearl, American country singer and comedian
Pearl Lowe, Singer and interior decorator.
Pearl Clementine Osbourne (b. 2012), daughter of English media personality Jack Osbourne

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Pearl Wells, Jodie's younger sister in "My sister Jodie" by Jacqueline Wilson
Pearl is Hester's daughter in the book "The Scarlet Letter."
Pearl the Observation Car, fictional character in the musical "Starlight Express"
"The Pearl," novella by American author John Steinbeck
"The Pearl of Great Price" is part of the standard works of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
"Pearl," album by Janis Joplin
Pearl Jam, American rock band
"Pearls Before Swine," American comic strip by Stephan Pastis
Pearl in "Finding Nemo"
Pearl, daughter of Mr. Krabs in "Spongebob Squarepants"
Pearl Fey from the Ace Attorney video game series
Pearl from the TV show Steven Universe

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